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Galaxy Star Squad and El Nido children

Galaxy Star Squad Wows at Back to School Backpack Event

El Nido salutes the Galaxy Star Squad for adding to the excitement of our Kaiser Backpack Event with your games and giveaways!  We appreciate your ongoing support to our kids and families.  Thanks for making all our kids feel like winners!
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Bimbo Bakeries Sweetens Backpack Event

Thank you Bimbo Bakeries for making our Back-to-School Backpack event delicious by providing all your wonderful treats for our kids! Don’t miss out! See all the photos from our event on our Back-to-School Backpack page….  
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Back-to-School Backpack Events

Back-to-School Backpacks 2014 Kaiser Permanente Makes the Grade Over 800 El Nido families attended a Back-to-School Backpack event at the Pacoima Community Center on July 31st.  We are proud to say that over the last three years, 1,500 backpacks filled with school supplies have been given to our youth, making it a successful school year...
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Carloss family celebrates children's charity El Nido Family Centers

Summer Party to Benefit El Nido Family Centers, Thank You to Lisa Carloss and the Carloss Family

Friends and supporters recently came together to celebrate El Nido’s accomplishments, meet new friends and raise funds for one of the oldest children’s charities in Los Angeles.Thank you to the Carloss family for hosting our Summer Friendraiser!
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Scholarship Event Honors Students and Patrons

El Nido recently awarded 25 college scholarships to current or former program participants at a luncheon held at Cal State Los Angeles. The afternoon was a very special event for our students, their families and our guests. Colleges our honorees will be attending include UCLA, Mt. St. Mary’s, Cal States and community colleges. Majors include...
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El Nido Joins Univision to Help Families Plan for Prosperity at Financial Fair

El Nido Joins Univision to Help Families Plan for Prosperity at Financial Fair

For the second year, El Nido was invited by Univision to participate in Feria Financiera: Plan Prosperidad (Financial Fair: Plan Prosperity), a free event, open to the public hosted by the Spanish-language television network and USC and presented by Wells Fargo. The fair offered seminars on personal finance, small business, education aid, and home and...
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El Nido Partners with Big Up Kidz and Shiekh Shoes to Help Compton Children and Families

El Nido has served the Compton community for almost 30 years. El Nido’s Compton Youth Development Program partners with schools, and law enforcement to help at-risk youth embrace a positive path to responsible adulthood. Now, El Nido has formed a new initiative with Big Up Kidz called Cross-Age Tutoring. Students and tutors meet at the...
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el nido staff at holiday event

2013 Holiday Events

Each year, El Nido Family Centers and our compassionate sponsors spread a little holiday cheer for our clients with toys, books and Santa. In 2013 our toy donors included; Baby2Baby, Citibank, Northrop Grumman, Oakwood School, Wells Fargo, and Westmount Asset Management. Volunteers included; Alatorre Market, Community Lawyers, Inc., Oakwood School, and Wells Fargo.
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Scholarship Luncheon 2013

Since 1992 El Nido Family Centers has awarded over 300 college scholarships to our youth. Luncheons are a moving awards ceremony for our recipients and their families or supporters. Our first scholarships were personally funded by then Board President Larry Carmen. In 2013, eighteen aspiring college graduates received scholarships through the support of; the Payson...
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DIRECTV Volunteer Day

DIRECTV Volunteer Day Gives Compton Center A Fresh Look

Over 35 DIRECTV employees traded technology for paint brushes and gave El Nido Family Centers’ Compton site a fresh new look.
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